Last update: June 8, 2005
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
It is a polyphenolic compound (3,5,4’-trihydroxyestilbene) that is present in grapes and other vegetables like the Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum, zu zhang). It can be found in must and wines in variable amounts. Like other Oligomeric Protoanthocyanidins (OPC) it is a flavonoid-like substance with anti-oxidant and venous protecting properties.
We do not have alternatives for Resveratrol since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine from United States of America
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM